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[26 OCT 00] CWN PRESS RELEASE Takes To The Stage

Some of Coventryís top bands will be playing at a gig this weekend held to mark the launch of a new website dedicated to the cityís music talent. will be cranking up the volume at the Colosseum in Primrose Hill Street, Hillfields on Sunday from 7pm.

Four groups featured on the first CD, launched by CWN earlier this week, will be playing - Souler Rhythm, Rochenko, Flash Vegas, Thorium

The CD is being given away free via the website  Surfers can visit the site, enter their name and address, and receive a CD in the post only a few days later.

Sundayís gig, with entry at just £2, is to highlight the diversity of the bands playing in the city at the moment.


ROCHENKO. Based in and around Coventry, Rochenko have an album's worth of quality material ready, and some record labels sniffing around. They have gigged regularly in Coventry during 2000.

SOULER RHYTHM . Since March 1998 when the band first struck their instruments live in Bath Place, Leamington Spa, they have grown to be a popular band wherever they play, becoming regulars at Birmingham's Ronnie Scotts, and the Coventry Jazz Festival.

THORIUM. A three-piece heavy guitar act who have played live in Coventry for a number years. This is a track from their first recording, completed in Sept 2000, which already has Metal Hammer magazine and a few record labels interested.

FLASH VEGAS . Well, itís blatant pop, and the first track recorded by these Coventry stars that feature Rich on vocals and 2 female bass players. Now, you don't see that every day!

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